- Joseph Hodges,1832–1917, U.S. lawyer and diplomat.
- Rufus,1799–1859, U.S. lawyer, orator, and statesman.
Examples from the Web for choate
So we have a graduate of Choate or Beverly Hills High who attends Wharton, and goes to work for, say, Goldman Sachs.Trustafarians Want to Tell You How to Live
October 31, 2014
One of my favorite teachers at Choate, Mr. Yankus, had a similar warning against using the verb “to be” in any essay.Anthony Grafton: How I Write
July 17, 2013
But embarrassed administrators at Choate have been in lockdown on disclosing details.
Don't generalize all Choate students to be in the same category as those girls.
Choate had a tremendous idea of the obligations of what he called love.
He was seeing Choate in the new Addington as Choate presented it.
Then it seemed to her that Choate did a thing unsurpassed in splendour.
Then it was that Choate made the speech that clinched his hold upon her heart.
Choate and I know him, better than you or any other woman can in a thousand years.
Word Origin and History for choate
"finished, complete," mistaken back-formation from inchoate (q.v.) as though that word contained in- "not." First attested 1878 in letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes lamenting barbarisms in legal case writing (he said he found choate in a California report).